Ahoy me mateys captain cats here. This past week the nominations for the Academy Awards or better known as The Oscars has been revealed, and a lot of the same names that were nominated for The Golden Globes are here and with a few twists along the way. Roma and The Favourite both have ten nominations each and a lot of firsts for many actors and directors as well. Here is the list for the main categories at this year’s Oscars:

Best Picture

  • Black Panther
  • BlackkKlansman
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • Green Book
  • Roma
  • A Star is Born
  • Vice

Best Director

  • Alfonso Cuaron(Roma)
  • Yorgos Lanthimos(The Favourite)
  • Spike Lee(BlackkKlansman)
  • Adam McKay(Vice)
  • Pawel Pawlikowski(Cold War)

Best Actress

  • Yalitza Aparicio(Roma)
  • Glenn Close(The Wife)
  • Olivia Colman(The Favourite)
  • Lady Gaga(A Star is Born)
  • Melissa McCarthy(Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Best Actor

  • Christian Bale(Vice)
  • Bradley Cooper(A Star is Born)
  • Willem Dafoe(At Eternity’s Gate)
  • Rami Malek(Bohemian Rhapsody)
  • Viggo Mortensen(Green Book)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams(Vice)
  • Marina de Tavira(Roma)
  • Regina King(If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Emma Stone(The Favourite)
  • Rachel Weisz(The Favourite)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali(Green Book)
  • Adam Driver(Blackkklansman)
  • Sam Elliott(A Star is Born)
  • Richard E. Grant(Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
  • Sam Rockwell(Vice)

Best Animated Feature

  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Foreign-Language Film

  • Capernaum (Lebanon)
  • Cold War (Poland)
  • Never Look Away(Germany)
  • Roma(Mexico)
  • Shoplifters(Japan)

A lot of important questions going into this year’s Oscar such as:

  • Will Black Panther be the first Superhero movie to win Best Picture?
  • Will Spike Lee win his first Best Director?
  • Will Yalitza Aparicio be the First ever Mexican Native Actress to win Best Actress?
  • Will Roma win both Best Picture and Foreign Film?
  • Will this year be the year that Netflix wins big and proves its the new place for filmmakers to go to?

We will have till February 24 to see who wins the Oscar.